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The problem of race betterment (1910)

Author: Mears, J. Ewing (James Ewing), 1838-1918; Walter E. Fernald State School. Howe Library
Subject: Eugenics; Involuntary sterilization
Publisher: Philadelphia : W. J. Dornan
Language: English
Call number: 1909004
Digitizing sponsor: Boston Library Consortium Member Libraries
Book contributor: Brandeis University Libraries
Collection: Brandeis_University; blc; medicalheritagelibrary; americana

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Donated by the Howe Library of the Walter E. Fernald Development Center, Waltham, Massachusetts

The second was read before the Georgia Medical Society, March 22, 1910

The first article was published in the Boston Medical and surgical journal, October 21, 1909, the third in the Medical record, August 13, 1910

Introduction.--Asexualization as a remedial measure in the relief of certain forms of mental, moral and physical degeneration.--The problem of race betterment considered in its medical, legal and social aspects.--The value of surgical procedures in the solution of the problem of race betterment.--The law the protector of the community, and the benefactor of the defective subject.--Conclusions.--State laws

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